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BISAC Subject JUV017090

JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Other, Religious

Apple Days: A Rosh Hashanah Story

Katy's favorite holiday is Rosh Hashanah, when she gets to pick apples and make applesauce with her mother. But what happens when the tradition is interrupted by the early arrival of her baby cousin? Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [E]

A Queen in Jerusalem

In Jerusalem, in the early 20th century, a little girl named Malka—"queen" in Hebrew—dreams of dressing up as Queen Esther. It is the festival of Purim, and all the kids are looking forward… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: [E]

A Watermelon in the Sukkah

All the children in Miss Sharon's class have brought their favorite fruits to decorate the sukkah. But when Michael brings a watermelon, the class must find a way to hang it! Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Barnyard Bubbe's Hanukkah

Neigh! Oink! Bah! Whimsical farm animals leave presents for Bubbe during Hanukkah. What will Bubbe do with these thoughtful gifts? Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • Dewey: [E]

Barnyard Purim

Purim is a topsy-turvy time, even on the farm. The animals decide to stage a Purim play, and Chicken assigns the parts. Blushing Duck is Queen Esther, Silly Horse is Ahashuerus, and Bearded… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Bim and Bom, 2nd Edition: A Shabbat Tale

Bim, a builder, and her brother Bom, a baker, live on opposite sides of town. All week long they work hard but when Shabbat comes, they celebrate the day together. A warm story of village… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Bubbe Isabella and the Sukkot Cake

In this charming folktale, Bubbe Isabella builds a sukkah to celebrate the harvest holiday. She bakes a special cake and hopes to share it with her animal friends – only to find that they… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Chelm for the Holidays

Celebrating Jewish holidays has never been sillier than in Chelm, the Village of Fools! While the Chelmites try to solve problems—like outsmarting bees to get Rosh Hashanah honey, and keeping… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Dinosaur on Shabbat

An eager and excited dinosaur causes chaos when he arrives to help a boy and his family celebrate Shabbat. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Dragon Dancer

It is the eve of Chinese New Year. Lanterns are hung in the shopping malls and Yao is preparing to wake the ancient sky dragon, Shen Long, from his year-long sleep. From the moment Shen Long… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Elan, Son of Two Peoples

"Always remember you are the son of two proud nations,” Elan’s parents tell him when he turns 13. After celebrating his Bar Mitzvah in San Francisco, Elan, with his Jewish father and Native… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride

A Rosh Hashanah story based on the first historic train ride from Jaffa to Jerusalem in 1892, shortening the journey between the two cities from 3 days to 3 hours. Engineer Ari's train is… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Engineer Ari and the Sukkah Express

As Engineer Ari drives his train to Jerusalem, he stops as friends along the way help him gather branches and fruit for his backyard Sukkah. When the Sukkot holiday begins, he is sad that… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Grandma Rose's Magic

Every day Grandma Rose sews and every day she saves – for a set of beautiful dishes with pink and red roses and blue trim. And whenever she sews, something magical happens. A tale of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Grandpa And Me on Tu B'Shevat

The tradition of planting on Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish New Year for Trees, is handed down from generation to generation in this warm tale. Using a shovel “shiny and new,” a little boy and his… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Hannah's Way

After Papa loses his job during the Depression, Hannah’s family moves to rural Minnesota, where she is the only Jewish child in her class. When her teacher tries to arrange carpools for a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Hanukkah Moon

When Isobel is invited to Aunt Luisa’s for Hanukkah, she’s not sure what to expect. Aunt Luisa has recently arrived from Mexico. “At Aunt Luisa’s you’ll get to celebrate the Hanukkah Moon,”… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Happy Birthday, World: A Rosh Hashanah Celebration

This book is a child’s first introduction to Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, in a context a young child can understand and enjoy – a birthday party for the world! Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

I'm Sorry, Grover: A Rosh Hashanah Tale

Brosh can’t find his blue cap, and suspects that one of his friends has taken it. When Grover returns the lost item, Brosh is glad that the High Holidays offer him a chance to say, “I’m sorry.” Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Jodie's Shabbat Surprise

Stumbling onto an ancient wine press while walking her dog, amateur archeologist Jodie gets the best idea ever for a birthday surprise for her dad! Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [E]

Joseph and the Sabbath Fish

Joseph always welcomes guests to his Sabbath table, while his greedy neighbor Judah scoffs at Joseph’s generosity. Even as his fortunes decline, Joseph’s door remains open. But times change… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 398.2'36089924

Kopecks for Blintzes

Shavuot is approaching, but Gitele and Yankl have no money to buy ingredients for blintzes. So they come up with a plan. Every day, they'll each put a coin into the empty trunk. By Shvuot… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 200

Lantana Global Picture Books — eBook Set

Set

Lantana Global Picture Books open up the world to young readers. These modern fables represent the best of contemporary writing, created by prize-winning authors and illustrators from around… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $431.88
  • Your Price: $323.91
  • 12 titles

Lantana Global Picture Books — eBook Set

Set

Lantana Global Picture Books open up the world to young readers. These modern fables represent the best of contemporary writing, created by prize-winning authors and illustrators from around… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $503.86
  • Your Price: $377.90
  • 14 titles